Computer Science, Postgraduate Diploma | Part time online | University of Essex Online | United Kingdom
16 months
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5918 GBP/year
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About

The online nature of this conversion Computer Science course from University of Essex Online makes it easy to fit around your existing job, and the course covers both essential themes within computer science.

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Overview

Throughout the Computer Science course from University of Essex Online , you will develop a number of programs and applications, and the technical skills you will develop will be an asset in whichever area of computer science you go on to work in. Towards the end of your studies you will have the opportunity to advance onto a full Masters.

Why we’re great

  • There’s no need to download lots of different software packages – all programming languages are included within the tuition fee and all work is carried out in our online development environment.
  • This conversion course will enable you to access the broad range of computer science vacancies, even if you don’t have a computing background.
  • Receive your degree from the University of Essex, a top 30 UK university (Complete University Guide 2022)

Your future

There is a global shortage of computer science professionals, and therefore a huge level of demand for computing graduates. This course is designed to help you switch careers to this technical field, and after completing your studies you will be prepared to succeed in roles such as Software Developer, Software Engineer, Web Developer, Requirements Analyst, Network Analyst, Information System Administrator and Project Manager.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Launching into Computer Science 
  • Object Oriented Programming 
  • Secure Software Development (Computer Science)
  • Network Security
  • Information Security Management
  • Software Engineering Project Management 
  • Research Methods and Professional Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our PG Dip Computer Science, as a minimum you must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.

In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip Computer Science, you must have at least three years’ relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7891 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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